Two computers with Hebrew writings were found on Saturday in a southern border disputed area, a Lebanese army communiqué said on Saturday.
The Hezbolla television station also reported the discovery, saying it was a listening device.
The army statement related that “the Indonesian patrol in the UNIFIL found a suspicious object in a disputed area near (the southern border town of) Adaisseh.”
An army patrol that arrived on the scene inspected the object.
“Investigation is currently underway with the cooperation of the UNIFIL to uncover the details surrounding Saturday’s discovery,” the communiqué said.
Earlier in the day, the Lebanese state-run National News Agency said a two-piece object resembling a spying device was found planted under a tree in Adaisseh.
“The object was placed in al-Mahafer neighborhood in the town, in an area that is 150 meters away from the barbered wires to the south of Misgav Am settlement near Adaisseh,” the NNA reported, adding, “The army immediately took measures and opened a probe to uncover how was the device placed in this disputed area.”
Meanwhile, an Israeli force mobilized near the gate of the barbed wires border as the UNIFIL deployed its troops in the area, according to the same source.
UNIFIL spokesperson Andrea Tenenti commented on the developments of Saturday evening, assuring that calm is prevailing in Adaisseh.
“We will demarcate the area is which a suspicious object was found,” he added.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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